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SP-02 (Da Du) Great Metropolis

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Fire Point

Actions:

  • Regulates the Spleen
  • Resolves dampness and damp-heat
  • Harmonizes the middle jiao and clears heat

Indications:

  • Abdominal distension, gastric pain, constipation, febrile diseases with anhidrosis.

Location

CAM:
  • On the medial side of the great toe, distal and inferior to the first metatarsodigital joint, in the depression of the junction of the red and white skin.
AMOA:
  • On the medial side of the big toe, in the depression distal and inferior to the first metatarso-phalangeal joint.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.1-0.3 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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